New Applicant (never completed a Missouri Merit System application):

  • To see job classification eligibility requirements, pay ranges, download an application form, or obtain other information, click on Missouri State Employment Information, and then click on Merit System Job Opportunities and/or View Class Specifications. If unable to download the form contact the Offfice of Administration at 573-751-4162
  • Keep a copy of your completed form, but mail the original to the address provided
  • If applicable, include a copy (an official “Issued to Student” copy is OK) of your academic transcript(s), and copies of certificates, license(s). Do not send the originals
  • Complete the application items thoroughly and thoughtfully (do not rely on an attached resume to show your qualifications)
  • Spell out the exact title(s) and levels that you want to be evaluated for (i.e. Environmental Specialist I, II, III; Environmental Engineer I, II, III; Geologist I, II, III, etc.)
  • Check all of the counties you are willing to work in (bear in mind that many job classes are NOT located in every county)